"The song is based on the idea that sex is a conversation of sorts. On one level it's purely carnal but on another it's a prayer. It's an incredible thing to say to your lover or your maker: 'Your instructions, whatever the direction.'"
- Bono on Your Blue Room
did you know
U2 named their How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb album like that because Bono envisioned the bomb as his father and the songs as efforts by him to deal with his father's death.